Department of Mathematics

Geometry and Topology

  •  Constructing Sard-Smale Fundamental Classes
  •  04/20/2017
  •  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  •  C304 Wells Hall
  •  Thomas H. Parker, MSU

The moduli spaces in gauge theory usually arise as generic fibers of a universal moduli space, and invariants are constructed using cobordisms between generic fibers. I will describe a topological setting that, in important cases, produces a fundamental class on all fibers, and gives an alternative perspective on the resulting invariants. This is joint work with E. Ionel.

 

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